Douglas, Pitts, Jones double winners at Dutchtown Invitational

Peter Silas Pasqua
East Ascension’s Lynnika Pitts won the triple jump with a leap of 37-10 1/2 at the Dutchtown Invitational Friday afternoon.

GEISMAR - St.?Amant’s Wayne Douglas, East Ascension’s Lynnika Pitts and Dutchtown’s Shelby Jones each captured two events at the Health Quest Physical Therapy Dutchtown Invitational Friday afternoon at Griffin Field.

Dutchtown’s girls were edged out of first-place in overall standings by St. Joseph’s Academy. TheLady Redstickers finished with 96 points to the Lady Griffins’ 95.16.

Northside finished third with 87 points, followed by Baton Rouge Magnet’s 58,  East Ascension’s 54 and St. Michael’s 49. St. Amant placed ninth with 12.50 points.

On the boys’ side, St. Amant placed fourth overall with 64 points. Catholic won the meet with 123 points, followed by Northside’s 88 and Episcopal’s 68. Dutchtown was fifth with 34 points and East Ascension tied Redemptorist for sixth with 32 points.

Douglas won both the triple jump and long jump with leaps of 48-05 and 22-5. Douglas’ triple jump set both the meet and stadium record. He also placed third in the 110 meter hurdles crossing in 14.93.

Pitts won both the triple jump and high jump with leaps of 37-10.50 and 5-06. Pitts’ mark in the triple jump set a meet and stadium record, while she also set the meet record in the high jump.

Pitts also placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 17-05.25 and was a member of the Lady Spartans’ 400 meter relay team   consisting of Jasmine Briley, Nakiya Smith and Kyra Cushenberry that placed second in 49.96.

Jones edged Episcopal’s Abby TerHaar in both the 1,600 meter run and the 3,200 meter run. Jones crossed in 5:24.36 in the mile ahead of TerHaar’s 5:24.93 to set both the meet and stadium records. Jones’ time of 11:43.51 in the 3,200 also set meet and stadium records.

Briley edged Dutchtown’s Ka”Nesheia Cobbins in the girls’ 100 meter dash crossing in 12.26 to 12.30.

St. Amant’s Joleigh Hartman won the girls’ javelin with a throw of 112-08. 

East Ascension’s Keith Fleming won the boys’ discus with a throw of 147-07.

St. Amant’s Michael Farrior won the boys’ high jump with a leap of 6-08.

Dutchtown’s 1,600 meter relay team of Shaquille Brown, Jeff Boudreaux, Blake Dowdy and Greg Provo won in 3:27.97.

St. Amant’s Brandon Morris placed second in both the boys’ long jump and the triple jump with leaps of 21-10 and 48-05

Brown placed second in the boys’ 800-meter run crossing in 1:58.75.

East Ascension’s Trey Griggs took second in the boys’ javelin with a throw of 164-11.

Dutchtown’s Maureen Gross placed second in the girls’ discus with a throw of 120-04.

Dutchtown’s April Tasker placed third in both the girls’ long jump and triple jump with a leaps of 17-10.75 and 35-04..

East Ascension’s Kadarius Williams’ leap of 6-02 was good for third in the boys’ high jump. 

Dutchtown’s Jodi Hill placed third in the girls’ high jump with a leap of 4-10.

East Ascension’s girls 800-meter relay team of Briley, Leah Sparrow, Nakiya Smith and Karley Wilson crossed in 1:46.85 for third place.

Dutchtown’s girls 400-meter relay team of Cobbins, Raven Sims, Bria Batiste and Aspen Richardson placed third crossing in  51.24.

Dutchtown’s Alyncia Arthur placed second in the 400-meter dash crossing in 1:03.83.

Braud placed third in the 3,200 meter run finishing in 10:13.85.

Dutchtown’s Michelle Landry and Theresa Kaaihue tied for fourth in the girls’ pole vault clearing 7-08.

Cushenberry placed fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 33-08.50 and sixth in the long jump with a leap of 16-10.

Tasker also placed fourth in the 100 meter hurdles in 15.67 and fifth in the 300 meter hurdles in 46.76.

St. Amant’s Bruce Mathison placed fourth in the boys’ 800 meter run in 2:01.70 and fourth in the 400 meter run in 51.82.

St. Amant’s Chase Keller placed fourth in the boys’ high jump with a leap of 6-0.

Dutchtown’s Brittany Lacy placed fourth in the girls’ shot put with a throw 36-08.

Dutchtown’s Haley Madere was fourth in the girls’ javelin with a throw of 94-05.

East Ascension’s 800 meter relay team of Justin Pelle, Q’Dareus?Lomas, Darrius Willis and D’Andre Jacobs placed fourth in 1:31.09.

Dutchtown’s Emily Rezac placed fourth in the girls 800 meter run crossing in 2:32.49.

Dutchtown’s Grant Medine placed fifth in the shot put with a throw of 48-10.

St. Amant’s Wayne Douglas won the triple jump with a leap of 48-5. Douglas also won the long jump with a leap of 22-5.